The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
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.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Be that self which one truly is.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
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.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.