Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
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.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?