He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Give up trying to make me give up
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Once you label me you negate me.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.