I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
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.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
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.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
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 gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
What goes up must come down.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.