If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Give up trying to make me give up
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
A lie never lives to be old.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
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.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.