Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
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 does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.