An idea is salvation by imagination
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
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.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
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.