The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
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.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
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.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
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
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.