Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.
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The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.
I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.
Upper classes are a nation's past the middle class is its future.
We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.
Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law.
Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
Nature gives you the face you have at twenty it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
The absolute transformation of everything that we ever thought about music will take place within 10 years, and nothing is going to be able to stop it. I see absolutely no point in pretending that it's not going to happen. I'm fully confident that copyright, for instance, will no longer exist in 10 years.
Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture.
Junk food drags you down.
The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.
The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.
Well, the chairman of Federal Reserve just made his move to rescue Barack Obama. We're gonna have QE3. We're gonna print some more money.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.
Sleeping, we image what awake we wish; Dogs dream of bones, and fishermen of fish.