Avoiding humiliation is the core of tragedy and comedy.
Show business offers more solid promises than Catholicism.
All the New York City Ballet does is hit beautiful home runs.
I think of the New York City Ballet as the Yankees without George Steinbrenner.
However, the moral center of New York City, I believe, is the New York City Ballet.
And what would be great numbers in a Broadway show are now on stage of the New York City Ballet.
We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word?
Does the New York City Ballet affect other places? Yeah, it lets people know they should come to New York.
People go to see beautiful paintings to see how much they cost. Wow. The practical value is that it shows you what the human spirit can do.
Does any art have a practical value? People love to talk about how expensive a painting is. That's the only way we can talk about paintings in this century.