Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
The day of individual happiness has passed
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Each soul is potentially divine.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.