Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
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 is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
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.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.