All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
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
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.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.