Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.