Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
What is to give light must endure burning.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Dare to risk public criticism.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
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.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.