Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
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.
In the end, everything is a gag.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Any place I hang my head is home.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
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.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.