All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.