Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
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
All of us are products of our childhood.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Courage is a kind of salvation.