Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
History is the devil's scripture.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist 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.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.