Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his 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.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
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.