A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
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.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
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.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
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.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.