After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
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.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Humility is attentive patience.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
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.
Young heads take example of the ancient.