For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.