"'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Benjamin Millepied on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Benjamin Millepied on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Benjamin Millepied on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Benjamin Millepied on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Benjamin Millepied on Ernest Hemingway