A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Thought is free.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
There are no facts, only interpretations.