Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
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.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
I am not young enough to know everything.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
The less you know, the more you believe.
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.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
What goes up must come down.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
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.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
History is the devil's scripture.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.