There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
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.
A person preaches well that lives well.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
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.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.