Quotes and Quotations
Without going outside, you may know the whole world.
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.
There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program - your tax-dollar will go further.
I am learning to understand rather than immediately judge or to be judged. I cannot blindly follow the crowd and accept their approach. I will not allow myself to indulge in the usual manipulating game of role creation. Fortunately for me, my self-knowledge has transcended that and I have come to understand that life is best to be lived and not to be conceptualized. I am happy because I am growing daily and I am honestly not knowing where the limit lies. To be certain, every day there can be a revelation or a new discovery. I treasure the memory of the past misfortunes. It has added more to my bank of fortitude.
All our businesses are doing exceptionally well in an extremely challenging environment.
It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing.
We need a steady stream of cash. The American people have been uncommonly generous.
I'm not doing my philanthropic work, out of any kind of guilt, or any need to create good public relations. I'm doing it because I can afford to do it, and I believe in it.
Recognize that there will be failures, and acknowledge that there will be obstacles. But you will learn from your mistakes and the mistakes of others, for there is very little learning in success.
War is not merely a political act but a real political instrument, a continuation of political intercourse, a carrying out of the same by other means.
He who stands on tiptoe is not steady.
Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft... and the only one that can be mass-produced with unskilled labor.
Give up sainthood, renounce wisdom, and it will be a hundred times better for everyone.
Let me tell you something - wait a minute. You know one thing that's wrong with this country? Everybody gets a chance to have their fair say - my budget did more to fight AIDS than any in history, and we're having to put up with this. Tell them to let me talk. If you want to give a speech - go out there and raise your own crowd. We'll be glad to listen to you. So there were those - I'll make you a deal. I'll ignore them if you will.
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
It's not the right time to do it now, but stay tuned.
It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet.
Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.
It's customers that made Dell great in the first place, and if we're smart enough and quick enough to listen to customer needs, we'll succeed.
The best strategy is always to be very strong; first in general, and then at the decisive point. . . . There is no higher and simpler law of strategy than that of keeping one's forces concentrated.
The destiny of man is in his own soul.
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
Challenge the very concept of the 'war on terror.'
Manufacturing jobs today require highly skilled workers who are familiar with computers and technology.
Stock market bubbles don't grow out of thin air. They have a solid basis in reality, but reality as distorted by a misconception.
Global poverty is a powder keg that could be ignited by our indifference.
We should, all of us, be filled with gratitude and humility for our present progress and prosperity. We should be filled with awe and joy at what lies over the horizon. And we should be filled with absolute determination to make the most of it.
Just as war is freedom's cost, disagreement is freedom's privilege.
Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain.
The people currently in charge have forgotten the first principle of an open society, namely that we may be wrong and that there has to be free discussion. That it's possible to be opposed to the policies without being unpatriotic.
A full and fair discussion is essential to democracy.
The political object is the goal, war is the means of reaching it, and the means can never be considered in isolation form their purposes.
Knowing others is wisdom; Knowing the self is enlightenment. Mastering others requires force; Mastering the self needs strength.
A violent man will die a violent death.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution.
Theory then becomes a guide to anyone who wants to learn about war from books; it will light his way, ease his progress, train his judgment, and help him to avoid pitfalls.
To me, the extraordinary aspect of martial arts lies in its simplicity. The easy way is also the right way, and martial arts is nothing at all special; the closer to the true way of martial arts, the less wastage of expression there is.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.