The past is the best prophet of the future.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Live simply so others may simply live.
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.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.