We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
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.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.