All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
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.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.