Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
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.
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.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
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.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
My art and profession is to live.
I am not young enough to know everything.