Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.
The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.
The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship.
Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy.
'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.
What we call 'morals' is simply blind obedience to words of command.
Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life.
Man lives by imagination.
The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.
The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum.
The omnipresent process of sex, as it is woven into the whole texture of our man's or woman's body, is the pattern of all the process of our life.
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