Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
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.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
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.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.