It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Once you label me you negate me.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
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.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.