Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
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.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
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.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
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.
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.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.