We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.