I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
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
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Pain don't hurt.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Live simply so others may simply live.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Nature is not human-hearted.