Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
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.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.