Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
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.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Certain signs precede certain events.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.