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.'
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
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.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.