I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
My art and profession is to live.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
There's place and means for every man alive.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
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 nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.