Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
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.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Once you label me you negate me.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.