Sometimes when reading Goethe I have the paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny.Guy
I am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker. The example of great and pure individuals is the only thing that can lead us to noble thoughts and deeds. Money only appeals to selfishness and irresistibly invites abuse. Can anyone imagine Moses, Jesus or Ghandi armed with the money-bags of CarnegieAlbert Einstein
The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion-these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness.Jerome Seymour Bruner
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.Euripides
He who divides and shares is left with the best share.Mexican Proverb
A good listener tries to understand thoroughly what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but before he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with.Kenneth A. Wells
You can't divorce religious belief and public service ... I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
The secret of greatness is simple do better work than any other man in your field - and keep on doing it.
Intellectually, religious emotions are not creative but conservative. They attach themselves readily to the current view of the world and consecrate it.