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.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.