Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
That which costs little is less valued.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Sunlight is painting.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.