This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Life must be lived as play.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
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.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
We think too much and feel too little.