When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
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.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
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.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Moonlight is sculpture.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.