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.
Pain don't hurt.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.