When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Boards don't hit back.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
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.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
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.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.