You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
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.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
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.
Humility is attentive patience.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I am not now That which I have been.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.