Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Freedom lies in being bold.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
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.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.