Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
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.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
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.
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 information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Courage is grace under pressure.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.