Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
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.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
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.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.