I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Effective action is always unjust.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Sunlight is painting.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.