I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Thought is free.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Give up trying to make me give up
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
A jug fills drop by drop.