No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Courage is grace under pressure.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
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.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.