A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
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.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.