A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.