Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
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.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.