I am not now That which I have been.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
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.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.