All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
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!
Sunlight is painting.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Boards don't hit back.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.