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 we are not free, no one will respect us.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?