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
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Live your life and forget your age.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
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.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.