When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.