People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Each soul is potentially divine.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.