Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
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?
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
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.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.