It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.