A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Common sense is not so common.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
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.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.