A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
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.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
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.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.