Every man's memory is his private literature.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Sunlight is painting.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.