A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Nothing is black or white.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.