You always admire what you really don't understand.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
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.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.