Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
An idea is salvation by imagination
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
What is to give light must endure burning.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Nothing is black or white.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.