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
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
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.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
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
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough