It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Once you label me you negate me.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
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.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.