If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Live to the point of tears.
All of us are products of our childhood.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
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.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Certain signs precede certain events.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.