There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
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.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Boards don't hit back.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
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.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Give up trying to make me give up