The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Genius is sorrow's child.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
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.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
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.