The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.