Archives - August 2002
August 1, 2002
History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history we made today.
August 2, 2002
The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.
August 3, 2002
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of the friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
August 4, 2002
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do.
August 5, 2002
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
August 6, 2002
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
August 7, 2002
I either want less corruption, or more chance to participate in it.
August 8, 2002
Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.
August 9, 2002
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
August 10, 2002
No sane man will dance.
August 11, 2002
Fill what's empty, empty what's full, and scratch where it itches.
August 12, 2002
I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
August 13, 2002
I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure -that is all that agnosticism means.
August 14, 2002
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
August 15, 2002
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
August 16, 2002
There are two types of people
August 17, 2002
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
August 18, 2002
We don't see things as they are. We see things as we are.
August 19, 2002
The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest.
August 20, 2002
Rudeness is better than any argument; it totally eclipses intellect.
August 21, 2002
Life is a zoo in a jungle.
August 22, 2002
There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
August 23, 2002
Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.
August 24, 2002
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
August 25, 2002
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
August 26, 2002
This paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace a hardcover book it makes a very poor doorstop.
August 27, 2002
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.
August 28, 2002
Love is the answer, but while you are waiting for the answer sex raises some pretty good questions.
August 29, 2002
To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.
August 30, 2002
I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli.
August 31, 2002
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.