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
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.