Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Courage is grace under pressure.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.