And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
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.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.