Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
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.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
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.