In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
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.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.