The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.