Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
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.
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.
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.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
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 think too much and feel too little.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.