There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
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.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Effective action is always unjust.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Common sense is not so common.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!