Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
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.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Any place I hang my head is home.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.