A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
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.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
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.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.