The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Sunlight is painting.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.