Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
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.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
A jug fills drop by drop.
A lie never lives to be old.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
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.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.