People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
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.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Where there is love there is life.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
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.
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.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
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.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Live your life and forget your age.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.