Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
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
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
There's place and means for every man alive.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.