There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
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.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.