The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
What is to give light must endure burning.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.