Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
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
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
A jug fills drop by drop.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
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.