There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Dare to risk public criticism.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
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.
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.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
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.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.