A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
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.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
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.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
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.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.