The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
In the end, everything is a gag.
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.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
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.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.