Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
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.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
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.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.