If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
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 am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.