Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
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.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Effective action is always unjust.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Give up trying to make me give up