When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
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.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.