In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Once you label me you negate me.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
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.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Be that self which one truly is.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.