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.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
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
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
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.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
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 make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.