You always admire what you really don't understand.
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.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
A person preaches well that lives well.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.