Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
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.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
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.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.