In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
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.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
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.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.