The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
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.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
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 less you know, the more you believe.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.