My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
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.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
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.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.