The real secret of magic lies in the performance.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Class is the impartial, consistent display of emotional integrity.
Time has ghosts. That's what time is: the ghost of every instant passed, haunting the potential of every moment to come.
Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man.
A second-class effort is a first-class mistake.
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
If you’re seeking more knowledge you’re seeking a better understanding of people.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values.
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.
Fate ... is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought--for causes which are unpenetrated.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.