For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Sunlight is painting.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
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.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.