I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
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.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.