Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
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.
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.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
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.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Common sense is not so common.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.