Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
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.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
History is the devil's scripture.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
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.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.