He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
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.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
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
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Nature is not human-hearted.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.