I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
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.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.