An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
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.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.