Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
I am not young enough to know everything.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
My art and profession is to live.
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.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
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.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.