Now that she had nothing to lose, she was free.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on.
At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairy tale and the other in the abyss.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
Life is a lot like jazz... it's best when you improvise.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
To see far is one thing, going there is another.
Truth is a gem that is found at a great depth; whilst on the surface of this world, all things are weighed by the false scale of custom.
Dream and love are just words - until you decide to experience them.
To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all.
Is not life a hundred times too short to bore ourselves?
There are two kinds of idiots - those who don't take action because they have received a threat, and those who think they are taking action because they have issued a threat.
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
There is only one way to learn. It's through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?
No mud can soil us but the mud we throw.
Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
Worthy or not, my life is my subject, and my subject is my life.
For after all, the best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
As long as you have not grasped that you have to die to grow, you are a troubled guest on the dark earth.