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.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
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.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
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
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
All of us are products of our childhood.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
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.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
The past is the best prophet of the future.