I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
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.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets