Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Humility is attentive patience.