I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Moonlight is sculpture.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
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.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.