Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
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.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
That which costs little is less valued.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.