My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
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 young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
We think too much and feel too little.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.