You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
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.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
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 think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.