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Remember, happiness is a way of travel not a destination.
- Sir! We are surrounded!
- Excellent! We can attack in any direction!
Advice: the world is how you see it. Don’t let anyone else’s image of it determine yours.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.
Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.
What every computer consultant needs toknow: 1) In case of doubt, make it soundconvincing. 2) Do not believe in miracles. Rely on them.
When all else fails, read the instructions.
Guidelines for bureaucrats: 1) When in charge, ponder. 2) When in trouble, delegate. 3) When in doubt, mumble.
People will accept your ideas much morereadily if you tell them Benjamin Franklinsaid it first.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be.
You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.
Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend.
About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
Getting fired is nature’s way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place.
We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others.
It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.
Never confuse movement with action.
When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: ‘Whose?’
In the end, everything is a gag.
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don’t have to waste your time voting.
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
Anyone who uses the phrase ‘easy as taking candy from a baby’ has never tried taking candy from a baby.
Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.
Only the mediocre are always at their best.
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall — think of it, ALWAYS.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
We must become the change we want to see.
The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.