What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.