Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Nature is not human-hearted.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
It takes a long time to grow young.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
The way to know life is to love many things.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
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 historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
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
If I get married, I want to be very married.