When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
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.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
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.