When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
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.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.