When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Boards don't hit back.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.