The luckiest thing that ever happened to me was being born a woman.
I was surprised, as always, how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility
I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.
I like being a woman even in a man’s world.
After all, men can’t wear dresses but we can wear the pants.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.
When I was young, I expected from people more than they could give: never-ending friendship and constant excitement. Now I expect less than they can actually can give: to stay close silently. And their feelings, friendship, noble deeds always seem like a miracle to me: a true grace.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.