Worry is a way to pretend that you have knowledge or control over what you don't--and it surprises me, even in myself, how much we prefer ugly scenarios to the pure unknown.
I'd rather be befriended as an aimless lost soul than be befriended for adornment, gain or goal.
If you're spending a lot of time trying to figure out how to spend your time - you're wasting it.
God is not a noun it's a verb.
It's not about having it all. It's about having what you value most.
Optimism is a muscle that gets stronger with use.
The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.
Famous people feel that they must perpetually be on the crest of the wave, not realizing that it is against all the rules of life. You can't be on top all the time, it isn't natural.
Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.
Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.
You have to start by changing the story you tell yourself about getting older... The minute you say to yourself, 'Time is everything, and I'm going to make sure that time is used the way I dream it should be used.
Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.
Being smart and rich are lucky, but being curious and compassionate will save your ass. Being curious and compassionate can take you out of your ego and edge your soul towards wonder
The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
A sense of freedom is something that, happily, comes with age and life experience.
Youthfulness is connected to the ability to see things new for the first time. So if your eyes still look at life with wonder, then you will seem young, even though you may not be chronologically young.
To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.
Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not to be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.
Never give in. Never give up. And it’s never too late to pursue your passion and your dreams!
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.
You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to have yourself.
What is important is to believe in something so strongly that you're never discouraged.
One must take what comes with laughter.
Women may be the one group that grows more radical with age.
Turn your wounds into wisdom
In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
I am everything and nothing at all.
Getting old is all the things you have not managed to do.
Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one's reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one's perseverance.
I don't like to gamble, but the one thing I like to bet on is myself.