You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
I am not young enough to know everything.
We all owe death a life.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
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.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
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.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.