Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
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.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.