A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many 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.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.