I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Each soul is potentially divine.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
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.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.