Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
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.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
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.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.