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.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
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.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Moonlight is sculpture.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.