Many people do not reach their eighties because they try to stay in their forties too long.
Art and science mean trying to understand.
One and one is two; two and two is four; and "five will get you ten" if you work it right!
Each today, well-lived, makes yesterday a dream of happiness and each tomorrow a vision of hope. Look, therefore, to this one day, for it and it alone is life.
Let us never forget that the greatest man is never more than an animal disguised as a god.
All in all, the creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. This becomes even more obvious when posterity gives its final verdict and sometimes rehabilitates forgotten artists.
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.
Women are most fascinating between the ages of thirty-five and forty, after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass forty, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely.
The prettiest dresses are worn to be taken off.
Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
Sir Cecil Beaton
It is a good rule to face difficulties at the time they arise and not allow them to increase unacknowledged.
Edward W Ziegler
I'm an excellent housekeeper. Every time I get a divorce, I keep the house.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Design is not for philosophy -- it's for life.
I have learned more about love, selflessness and human understanding in this great adventure in the world of AIDS than I ever did in the cut-throat, competitive world in which I spent my life.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education, I call it intrusion.
Some on commission, some for the love of learning, some because they have nothing better to do or because they hope these walls of books will deaden the drumming of the demon in their ears.
What I really do is to take real plums and put them in an imaginary cake
Proverbs are in the world of thought what gold coin is in the world of business - great value in small compass, and equally current among all people. Sometimes the proverb may be false, the coin counterfeit, but in both cases the false proves the value of the true.
The longer the life the more the offense, the more the offense the more the pain, the more the pain the less defense and the less defense the less the gain.