Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
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.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Dare to risk public criticism.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
What is to give light must endure burning.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.