My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give 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.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.