He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
I am not now That which I have been.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.