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.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
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.
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.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
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.
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.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Live simply so others may simply live.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.