Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
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 lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.