I’m not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.
To be able to look back upon one’s past life with satisfaction is to live twice.
History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.
Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.
The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.
The long term versus the short term argument is one used by losers.
Save for the wild force of Nature, nothing moves in this world that is not Greek in its origin.