Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.