There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
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.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
Be that self which one truly is.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Courage is grace under pressure.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.