If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Certain signs precede certain events.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
In the end, everything is a gag.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
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
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
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.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.