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.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
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.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.