I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
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.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Sometimes - history needs a push.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
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.
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.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.