In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
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.
Common sense is not so common.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Comedy is acting out optimism.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.