Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Life must be lived as play.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
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.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
In the end, everything is a gag.