A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.