"Here we will solve with laws and dollars, problems that too many people around the world still must solve with violence and civil war."
"We live in a world where equality is pretty important."
"To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others."
"The only way that we can reduce our financial dependence on the inflow of funds from the rest of the world is to reduce our trade deficit."
"I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - and spirit."
"The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination."
"People meet in bars after work all over the world and talk about the great problems of life and death and the world and politics and they don't take themselves seriously. They can do nothing else except chat about these things in bars after work."
"The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract."
"If the heart stops for more than two minutes, you have massive brain death. There are only two minutes between our conscious world and zero. That's how fragile our consciousness is."
"I had a very happy childhood, but I wasn't that happy a child. I liked being alone and creating characters and voices. I think that's when your creativity is developed, when you're young. I liked the world of the imagination because it was an easy place to go to."