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.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Life should be great rather than long.
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.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
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.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.