I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
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.
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.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
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 future is the shape of things to come.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.