Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Dare to risk public criticism.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.