My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
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.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Freedom lies in being bold.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
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.
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 American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.