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
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
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, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.