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.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Once you label me you negate me.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.