Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
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.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
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
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
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.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
The future is the shape of things to come.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Life must be lived as play.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.