If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
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.
Courage is grace under pressure.