Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
We all owe death a life.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Live to the point of tears.
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.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
The future is the shape of things to come.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.