"Be happy. It's one way of being wise."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette on Michael Jordan
"One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave."
"A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up."
"There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall."
"It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship."
"Total absence of humor renders life impossible."