One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Humility is attentive patience.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
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.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Freedom lies in being bold.