Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Sunlight is painting.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Common sense is not so common.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.