The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
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.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.