Each person must live their life as a model for others.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
We think too much and feel too little.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
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.
History is the devil's scripture.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
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.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.