A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
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.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
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 advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Be that self which one truly is.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.