Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.