If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
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
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
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.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
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.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.