In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Sunlight is painting.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
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.
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.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.