The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
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.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
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.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
The day of individual happiness has passed
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.