When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
A good liar must have a good memory.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Thought is free.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
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.
Courage is grace under pressure.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.