Every country is like a particular type of person. America is like a belligerent, adolescent boy; Canada is like an intelligent, 35-year-old woman. Australia is like Jack Nicholson. It comes right up to you and laughs very hard in your face in a highly threatening and engaging manner.
Books are sharks... because sharks have been around for a very long time. There were sharks before there were dinosaurs, and the reason sharks are still in the ocean is that nothing is better at being a shark than a shark.
It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
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