A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Nothing is black or white.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
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.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.