The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
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.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
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.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.