There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
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.?
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.