The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Boards don't hit back.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
An idea is salvation by imagination
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.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.