If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
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.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
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.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
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.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
What goes up must come down.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.