He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic