He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.