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
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
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.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Where there is love there is life.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
History is the devil's scripture.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.