Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Common sense is not so common.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
What is to give light must endure burning.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.