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
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
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.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
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.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.