Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Once you label me you negate me.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.