I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Life should be great rather than long.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
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
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.