To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
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.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.