I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
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.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.