Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
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.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.