Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Be that self which one truly is.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Boards don't hit back.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.