There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
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.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.