Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
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.
I am not young enough to know everything.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Time is the best killer.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.