"My mother had a son from previous marriage and her husband died in Second World War."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Winston Churchill
"Your body actually reminds you about your age and your injuries - the body has a stronger memory than your mind."
"People dance at any age."
"When I'm alone, I work sometimes with music, sometimes without and sometimes just listening to NPR."
"I think art education, especially in this country, which government pretty much ignores, is so important for young people."
"People of art should never get married and have children, because it's a selfish experience."