A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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.
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.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Humility is attentive patience.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.