Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves 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.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Give up trying to make me give up
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.