The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
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.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Freedom is from within.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.