The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
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.
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.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
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.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.