The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
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.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.