Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
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.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
History is the devil's scripture.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
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.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
What goes up must come down.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.