To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
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.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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 highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.