Dare to risk public criticism.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
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.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.