If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
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.