Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
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.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.