My specialty is detached malevolence.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Be that self which one truly is.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
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.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Jests that give pains are not jests.