"I think especially in a world where you have so little say about what goes on in your life, or in the politics of the world around you, it is wonderful to go into that studio, and tell yourself what to do."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Suzanne Farrell on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Suzanne Farrell on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Suzanne Farrell on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Suzanne Farrell on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Suzanne Farrell on Joseph Stalin
"The body can do amazing things in a situation when it is really called for."
"I'm thought of as a cool, unemotional dancer, but inside I'm not."
"That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing."