The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
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.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
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.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
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.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.