A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
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.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
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.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Humility is attentive patience.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.