The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.