All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
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
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.