We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
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.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
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.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
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
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Nature is not human-hearted.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.