I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Sometimes - history needs a push.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
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 was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.