The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Humility is attentive patience.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?