In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
A person preaches well that lives well.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Effective action is always unjust.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.