Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
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.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
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.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Genius is sorrow's child.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Courage is grace under pressure.
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.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.