Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
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.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.