Genius is sorrow's child.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
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.
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.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
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.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.