When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
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 live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.