I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to 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.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Humility is attentive patience.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.