Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
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 be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.