Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
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.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.