The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
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.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
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.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
A jug fills drop by drop.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Young heads take example of the ancient.