Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.