A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
I drink to make other people more interesting.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
I went to a restaurant that serves 'breakfast at any time' so I ordered French toast during the Renaissance.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
I've always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
In Heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
We were together. I forget the rest.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you