But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Freedom lies in being bold.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
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.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Effective action is always unjust.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.