A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
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.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
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.