I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
People fall forward to success.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.