"He who loves and runs away, lives to love another day."
“One man who saw through his own eyes and thought with his own brain. Such men may be rare, they may be unknown, but they move the world.”
“Look at history. Everything we have, every great achievement, has come from the independent work of some independent mind.”
“Before you can do things for people you must be the kind of man who can get things done. But to get things done, you must love the doing not the people.”
“I don’t build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.”
"The mind is an attribute of an individual. There is no such thing as a collective brain."
“Throughout the centuries, there were men who took first steps down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision. The great creators, the thinkers, the artists, the scientists, the inventors stood alone against the men of their time. Every new thought was opposed, every new invention was denounced. But the men of unborrowed vision went ahead. They fought, they suffered and they paid. But they won.”
“Pa gave me a piece of advice that ain't never failed me yet. Son, he says, if you ever fool around with a woman, always hide a dollar in the toe of your boot and you'll come out a dollar to the good. That is, Pa says, if you keep your boots on.”
“It’s always been my experience that when you know the other fellow’s point of view, you usually get together.”
“People here are funny. They work so hard at living, they forget how to live.”