Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.