How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
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.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.