"Life is not just the passing of time. Life is the collection of experiences and their intensity."
"The value of compassion cannot be over-emphasized. No greater burden can be borne by an individual than to know no one cares or understands."
"All you have shall some day be given; therefore give now, that the season of giving may be yours and not your inheritors."
"You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand."
"Be pretty if you can, be witty if you must, but be gracious if it kills you."
Elsie de Wolfe