Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.