Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
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
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.