Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Be that self which one truly is.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.