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.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
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.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.