When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
I am not now That which I have been.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
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.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
The day of individual happiness has passed
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.