No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
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.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
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.
Humility is attentive patience.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
That which costs little is less valued.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
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.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
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.
Be that self which one truly is.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
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.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?