To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
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.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
The way to know life is to love many things.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.