I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
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.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
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 man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Moonlight is sculpture.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.