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And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
For everyone of us that succeeds, it's because there's somebody there to show you the way out.
Christianity is not the faith of the complacent, the comfortable or of the timid. It demands and creates heroic souls like Wesley, Wilberforce, Bonhoeffer, John Paul the Second, and Billy Graham. Each showed, in their own way, the relentless and powerful influence of the message of Jesus Christ.
Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.
Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn.
Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it - memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.
Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.
Robert A. Heinlein
An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.
For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.
It's funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life.
If all of us acted in unison as I act individually there would be no wars and no poverty. I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
So let's be honest with ourselves and not take ourselves too serious, and never condemn the other fellow for doing what we are doing every day, only in a different way.
The best way to hold a man is in your arms.
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
Edgar Allan Poe
I've always thought that people need to feel good about themselves and I see my role as offering support to them, to provide some light along the way.
And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.
I once saw a forklift lift a crate of forks. And it was way to literal for me.
One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
It's not what I do, but the way I do it. It's not what I say, but the way I say it.
What we want to do is make a leapfrog product that is way smarter than any mobile device has ever been, and super-easy to use. This is what iPhone is. OK? So, we're going to reinvent the phone.
Hate is only a form love that hasn't found a way to express itself logically.
It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one's life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than 'try to be a little kinder.'
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
Sometimes you trust someone who turns out not to be honest. There are a lot of things that happen in life that don't turn out the way you're given the impression that they will. And I think that's all kind of a con. But I think we've probably all been hurt.
You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way.
Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.
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