Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
I am not young enough to know everything.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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 did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.