Experience has shown, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern.
.. questions that had begun to creep into her thoughts whenever they we're together. When would he be ready? Would he ever be ready? And of course, why he wasn't ready?..
Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.
Instead of killing and dying in order to produce the being that we are not, we have to live and let live in order to create what we are.
There is no certainty in sciences where one of the mathematical sciences cannot be applied, or which are not in relation with these mathematics.
Leonardo da Vinci
I want to make sure that no matter how long I go through this, I don't fall into the trap of changing and modifying how I do things that aren't a positive example. I want to remain somebody that the entire family can listen to or watch.
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
I was determined to achieve the total freedom that our history lessons taught us we were entitled to, no matter what the sacrifice.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it's charming.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
Lord Caversham: No woman, plain or pretty, has any common sense at all, sir. Common sense is the privilege of our sex. Lord Goring: Quite so. And we men are so self-sacrificing that we never use it, do we, father?
Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.
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