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 think too much and feel too little.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.