Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
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.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
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.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.