Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Why is it that nobody understands me and everybody likes me?
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
I love singing - singing is what I'm famous for doing. Now it's turned into things I am famous for doing - like having rows with my mum or about my boyfriend, so it does get irritating.
We are all born sexual creatures,thank God, but it's a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
I don't mind being burdened with being glamorous and sexual. Beauty and femininity are ageless and can't be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won't like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour; it's based on femininity.
I love to do the things the censors won't pass.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial.
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.
You are what you believe yourself to be.
Plato was a bore.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Love is trembling happiness.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.
At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance with such amarvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.
For me, getting comfortable with being famous was hard - that whole side of it, the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy. Giving up that part of your life and not having control of it.
Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life. The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species.
More and more I come to value charity and love of one's fellow being above everything else... All our lauded technological progress--our very civilization--is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal.
And this do I call immaculate perception of all things: to want nothing else from them, but to be allowed to lie before them as a mirror with a hundred facets.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything one learned in school.
The doer alone learneth.