I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
A lie never lives to be old.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.