"I've lived my way; let me die my way."
"It seems to me, once in your life, before you die, you ought to see a country where they don't speak any English and they don't even want to."
“If love is right, it is the most precious gift in the world. But you must be sure, very sure, that it is right. For if it isn’t, there is no worse agony.”
“During one of my treks through Afghanistan, we lost our corkscrew. We were compelled to live on food and water for several days.”
“Life would be wonderful if people would leave you alone.”
“There are some things that are useless to fight against, Monsieur, and one of them is another woman’s jealousy.”
“Ever since I lost the spirit, I’d just as soon go one way or the other.”
“I would talk to you by the hour, if we could do so with calmness and sanity.”
“Sick or well, we are not meant to suffocate in this world.”
“’It is within my power to give you happiness when you are young or happiness when you are old. Which shall it be?’ The Princess pondered in deep thought. ‘It is a hard choice, dear Godmother, but if I spend my share of happiness while I am young, then I shall have nothing left to look forward to. So, let me have my happiness when I am old and may heaven send me patience.’”