The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.