Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
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.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
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 desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!