It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
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.
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.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
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.
Life should be great rather than long.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!