Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
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.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.