Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
The future ain't what it used to be.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Give up trying to make me give up
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
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.