There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
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.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
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.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.