One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
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.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
We all owe death a life.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
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.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.