Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
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 greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Courage is grace under pressure.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.