Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?