Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Where there is love there is life.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
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.