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.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
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.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.