To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
What goes up must come down.
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.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
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
A life not lived for others is not a life.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
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.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.