A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
A lie never lives to be old.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
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.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.