I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
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 mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Give up trying to make me give up
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Sunlight is painting.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.