One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
The way to know life is to love many things.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.