You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Live to the point of tears.
Life should be great rather than long.
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 I get married, I want to be very married.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.