All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Life must be lived as play.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
The way to know life is to love many things.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
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.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
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.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.