When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
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.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
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.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.