Genius is sorrow's child.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
What is to give light must endure burning.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.