Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
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
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
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.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
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.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.