If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
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.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.