I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
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 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.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.