All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Courage is grace under pressure.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
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 are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
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.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.