Both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors: our images of who we are and of who we can dare to be.
I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on.
I am tortured when I am away from my family, from my children. I am horribly guilt-ridden.
Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.
It is extraordinary that when you are acquainted with a whole family you can forget about them.
My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
Harry S. Truman
My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
E. B. White
There is too much fathering going on just now and there is no doubt about it fathers are depressing.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.
Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight?
Doing linear scans over an associative array is like trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Richard P. Feynman
The nineteenth century believed in science but the twentieth century does not.
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos.
In all science, error precedes the truth, and it is better it should go first than last.
There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be.