The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
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.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
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.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
My art and profession is to live.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.