Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands