God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Effective action is always unjust.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.