I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
My art and profession is to live.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
There's place and means for every man alive.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
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.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
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.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.