Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
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.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
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.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
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.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.