I always wanted to be Robin Hood or John the Baptist when I was growing up.
You don’t often see Bear Grylls in a suit.
How hard, how bitter it is to become a man!
If there were a party of those who aren’t sure they’re right, I’d belong to it.
The day when I am no more than a writer I shall cease to be a writer.
I opened myself to the gentle indifference of the world.
I felt the urge to reassure him that I was like everybody else, just like everybody else.
You’re under no obligation to be the same person you were 5 minutes ago.
I have no other self than the totality of things of which I am aware.
It is hard indeed to notice anything for which the languages available to us have no description.
We do not “come into” this world; we come out of it, as leaves from a tree.
What I remember the most really was just running wild there. Barefooted, swimming in dirty lakes, selling fruit, picking mango trees, hoping not to get caught because they don’t take kindly to thieves in Africa.
I think it’s really important that you don’t think you’re great. Because once you get to that point, you just fuck everything up. You think that everyone’s going to think you’re great all the time, and that’s rubbish.
I’ve never been more normal than I am now.
When I have nothing to say, I’d rather just not talk.
I learned at an early age that I could make the things that I wanted. That’s a very powerful thing to realize as a kid. LEGOs were a key part of that.
Of course, I love tools. I also love arranging them, to the point where I came up with a name for my organizing metric: first-order retrievability.
Let’s get on our knees and pray. I don’t know to whom. Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel?
My workplace is wherever I’m making something, which could be in a field in gold country, or in an abandoned warehouse on a military base.
Let’s blow some stuff up.
I wouldn’t say jamie is an evil genius. I’m not sure he’s evil and I’m not sure he’s a genius.
I am now standing in a mixture of cooling fluid, gasoline, and cola.
I’m not gonna shoot anyone with the pellet gun… Not unless I have to!
Firemen have the coolest toys ever!
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.
Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit.
Sweets to the sweet.
Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.
You speak an infinite deal of nothing.
I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.
I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.
I believe in being a motivator.
I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters – to make them personalities.
You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.
Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
The worst of us is not without innocence, although buried deeply it might be.
There is no reason not to follow your heart.
Details matter, it’s worth waiting to get it right.
Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me.
Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Although I cannot move and I have to speak through a computer, in my mind I am free.
I am just a child who has never grown up. I still keep asking these ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions. Occasionally, I find an answer.
There is no unique picture of reality.