Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
A lie never lives to be old.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
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.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
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.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.