The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
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.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
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.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.