Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
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.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.