God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
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.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.