Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
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.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.