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
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
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.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.