It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Be that self which one truly is.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.