Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Freedom is from within.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Humility is attentive patience.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.