Effective action is always unjust.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
That which costs little is less valued.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
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.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for 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.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.