My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
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.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Sometimes - history needs a push.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
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.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.