For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Nothing is black or white.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
A lie never lives to be old.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
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.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Genius is sorrow's child.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.