Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Where there is love there is life.
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
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
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.