In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
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.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'