A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
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
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
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.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
I restore myself when I'm alone.