Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
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.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Common sense is not so common.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.