Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers.
Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones.
Forget about Nobel prizes they aren't really very important.
There are no morals about technology at all. Technology expands our ways of thinking about things, expands our ways of doing things. If we're bad people we use technology for bad purposes and if we're good people we use it for good purposes.
Learning is any change in a system that produces a more or less permanent change in its capacity for adapting to its environment.
One of the first rules of science is if somebody delivers a secret weapon to you, you better use it.
One finds limits by pushing them.
No one has characterized market mechanisms better than Friedrich von Hayek.
This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character.
With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress, no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.
Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury.
No public man can be just a little crooked.
Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.
No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.
The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage.
I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.
All men are equal before fish.
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
If you are ignorant, you certainly can get into some interesting arguments.
You may be sorry that you spoke, sorry you stayed or went, sorry you won or lost, sorry so much was spent. But as you go through life, you'll find - you're never sorry you were kind.
He suffered from a rush of words to the head.
The social sciences, I thought, needed the same kind of rigor and the same mathematical underpinnings that had made the hard sciences so brilliantly successful.
A library is thought in cold storage.
The first time a CIO goes to a site such as Hacker Defender, it's a big wake-up call. But if you're not aware that these groups exist, it's hard to defend against them.