Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
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.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
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
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.'
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.