One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.