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 keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
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.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
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.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.