The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
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.
What is to give light must endure burning.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
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.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.