All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
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.