One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
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.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
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.
Thought is free.