Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
Be that self which one truly is.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Common sense is not so common.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.