I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy next to me.Woody Allen, Annie Hall
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.Franklin D. Roosevelt
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.La Rochefoucauld
Science is one thing, wisdom is another. Science is an edged tool, with which men play like children, and cut their own fingers.Sir Arthur Eddington
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.Henry David Thoreau
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed it must be achieved.