Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Live your life and forget your age.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
We think too much and feel too little.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.