Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
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.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.