It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Give up trying to make me give up
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
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.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.