History is the devil's scripture.
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.
The way to know life is to love many things.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.