Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
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
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
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.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
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.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
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.