It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Think globally, act locally.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Appearances often are deceiving.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.