I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
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.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Life must be lived as play.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.