Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.