If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
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.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Once you label me you negate me.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
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.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.