In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Give up trying to make me give up
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
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.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
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.