I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
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.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Genius is sorrow's child.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.