Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
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 my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
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.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.