Courage is grace under pressure.
Thought is free.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
That which costs little is less valued.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
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.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.