Boyhood, like measles, is one of those complaints which a man should catch young and have done with, for when it comes in middle life it is apt to be serious.
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - and spirit.
Stubbornness is also determination. It's simply a matter of shifting from "won't power" to "will power."
Readers are plentiful; thinkers are rare.
After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say "I want to see the manager."
People don't have to like or support you, so you always have to say thank you.
Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise.
Silence is more musical than any song.
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.