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 more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
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.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.