No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
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 are no facts, only interpretations.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.