I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
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.
A lie never lives to be old.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.