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.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
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.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.