You can be standing right in front of the truth and not necessarily see it, and people only get it when they’re ready to get it.
Star Trek fans usually know the metaphors of life better than most mainstream poets.
It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.
War can't kill love. Love can kill war.
The opposite of creativity is cynicism.
If Men are to be precluded from offering their sentiments on a matter, which may involve the most serious and alarming consequences, that can invite the consideration of Mankind; reason is of no use to us — the freedom of Speech may be taken away — and, dumb & silent we may be led, like sheep, to the Slaughter.
All of us, can do so much more together than any one person can do alone. And I hope that thought bolsters you as much as it does me.
If perchance there should be foolish speakers who, together with those ignorant of all mathematics, will take it upon themselves to decide concerning these things, and because of some place in the Scriptures wickedly distorted to their purpose, should dare to assail this my work, they are of no importance to me, to such an extent do I despise their judgment as rash.
Not the least among the arguments whose consideration should dispose us to welcome among us the peoples of all countries, nationalities and colors, is the fact that all races and varieties of men are improvable. This is the grand distinguishing attribute of humanity, and separates man from all other animals. If it could be shown that any particular race of men are literally incapable of improvement,
we might hesitate to welcome them here. But no such men are any where to be found, and if they were, it is not likely that they would ever trouble us with their presence.
To me, painting is life, a part of God, something sacred and uplifting.