It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Give up trying to make me give up
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
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.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
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.