The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
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.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
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.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
I am not now That which I have been.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Thought is free.