Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Sometimes - history needs a push.
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 would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.