A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Give up trying to make me give up
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
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.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
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.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
A lie never lives to be old.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.