Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
A lie never lives to be old.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
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.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
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.