Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
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.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.