Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Time is the best killer.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
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.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Nature is not human-hearted.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.