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 will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
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.
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.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.