External nature is only internal nature writ large.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Courage is grace under pressure.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.