A person preaches well that lives well.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
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 can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
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.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Boards don't hit back.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.