Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
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.?
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
A lie never lives to be old.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.