Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
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.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.