Common sense is not so common.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
A person preaches well that lives well.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.