In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
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.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Common sense is not so common.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.