Effective action is always unjust.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
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.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.