On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
All of us are products of our childhood.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Live simply so others may simply live.
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!
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
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.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
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.