All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
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.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
A good liar must have a good memory.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
I am not now That which I have been.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
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.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.