He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
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.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
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.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
The future is the shape of things to come.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.