We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.