A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
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.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
It ain't over 'til it's over.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.