Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
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.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
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.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
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.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.