The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
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?
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.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Pain don't hurt.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
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
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
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
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.