To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Each soul is potentially divine.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
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
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.