Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
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.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.