We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
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.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
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
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.