A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
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.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
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
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
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.
The way to know life is to love many things.