Sentencje w bazie Gavagai:
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Keep your face in the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.
Toleration is the greatest gift of mind, it requires that same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but we often look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Although the world is very full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings.
As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.
One's life story cannot be told with complete veracity. A true autobiography would have to be written in states of mind, emotions, heartbeats, smiles and tears; not in months and years, or physical events. Life is marked off on the soul by feelings, not by dates.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart