If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
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.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Once you label me you negate me.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.