Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
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
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.