What is to give light must endure burning.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.