The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.