To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.