The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
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.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.