Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
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.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
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.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
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.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
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.