In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Courage is grace under pressure.
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.?
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.