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I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world.
Do not pass between two brahmanas, between a brahmana and his sacrificial fire, between a wife and her husband, a master and his servant, and a plough and an ox.
Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, comes of Her own accord where fools are not respected, grain is well stored up, and the husband and wife do not quarrel.
Trees on a riverbank, a woman in another man's house, and kings without counselors go without doubt to swift destruction.
Historically, privacy was almost implicit, because it was hard to find and gather information. But in the digital world, whether it's digital cameras or satellites or just what you click on, we need to have more explicit rules - not just for governments but for private companies.
There's a gap between people knowing what I do and really believing that I still do that - and wondering what it is I really do.
I think the part of media that romanticizes criminal behavior, things that a person will say against women, profanity, being gangster, having multiple children with multiple men and women and not wanting to is prevalent. When you look at the majority of shows on television they placate that kind of behavior.
To destroy abuses is not enough; Habits must also be changed. The windmill has gone, but the wind is still there.
We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.
The Simple Path
Silence is Prayer
Prayer is Faith
Faith is Love
Love is Service
The Fruit of Service is Peace
Whistleblowers often take very significant efforts to bring us material and often at very significant risks.
We don't have sources who are dissidents on other sources. Should they come forward, that would be a tricky situation for us. But we're presumably acting in such a way that people feel morally compelled to continue our mission, not to screw it up.
If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a "peace conference," you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
Every ant knows the formula of its ant-hill.
every bee knows the formula of its beehive.
They know it in their own way, not in our way.
Only humankind doesnt know its own formula.
It is better to have only one son endowed with good qualities than a hundred devoid of them. For the moon though one, dispels the darkness, which the stars, though numerous, do not.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows.
Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.
I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity,and they can be shaped by their user.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I don't presume to probe into the faults of others.
I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
The goal is justice, the method is transparency. It's important not to confuse the goal and the method.
All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.
Mysterious language is not a sign of wisdom. The wiser a person is, the simpler the language he uses to express his thoughts.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Vanity in a newspaper man is like perfume on a whore: they use it to fend off a dark whiff of themselves.
Intelligence agencies keep things secret because they often violate the rule of law or of good behavior.
Just give me a comfortable couch, a dog, a good book, and a woman. Then if you can get the dog to go somewhere and read the book, I might have a little fun.
Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute
All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman.
He whose son is obedient to him, whose wife's conduct is in accordance with his wishes, and who is content with his riches has his heaven here on earth.
If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right
Every blade of grass is a study; and to produce two, where there was but one, is both a profit and a pleasure.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being WalMart. We make it by innovation.
No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet every one thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades - that of government.
No one is less happy than I am with the performance of Microsoft stock! I've lost tens of billions of dollars this year -- if you check, you'll see that's more than most people make in a lifetime!
An innovator should have understanding of one's customers and their problems via empirical, observational, anecdotal methods or even intuition.
I sent the club a wire stating, "PLEASE ACCEPT MY RESIGNATION. I DON'T WANT TO BELONG TO ANY CLUB THAT WILL ACCEPT ME AS A MEMBER.
A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a moment and replied, The one I feed the most.
Many will call me an adventurer, and that I am... only one of a different sort: one who risks his skin to prove his truths.
It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.
It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.
I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.
Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.
I am saddened, not by Microsoft's success - I have no problem with their success. They've earned their success, for the most part. I have a problem with the fact that they just make really third-rate products.
Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your Grandparents had a different word for burger flipping -- they called it opportunity.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking... the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.
The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
If any person has a good word for the previous government that is good enough for me to have him shot.
Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet.
The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.
I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.
India can live without nuclear weapons. That's our dream, and it should be the dream of the U.S. also.
Nobody has ever expected me to be president. In my poor, lean blank face nobody has ever seen that many cabbages were sprouting.
That's been one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end, because once you get there, you can move mountains.
Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today.
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognise that we ought to control our thoughts.
An American Monkey after getting drunk on Brandy would never touch it again, and this is much wiser than most men.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.