Nothing is black or white.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
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.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
An idea is salvation by imagination
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.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
I am not now That which I have been.
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.