There's place and means for every man alive.
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
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
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.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
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.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.