The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
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.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.