The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Boards don't hit back.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
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.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Courage is grace under pressure.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
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.