Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
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Amandine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin, later Baroness Dudevant (July 1, 1804 June 8, 1876) was a French novelist and early feminist (prior to the invention of the word) who wrote under the pen name of George Sand.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch ...
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Thinkers think and doers do. But until the thinkers do and the doers think, progress will be just another word in the already overburdened vocabulary of the talkers who talk.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.