Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Live to the point of tears.
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.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
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.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.