It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.