Life's a journey, not a destination.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Life must be lived as play.
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
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
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.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
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.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
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.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.