The vain man is generally a doubter. It is Newton who sees himself as child on the sea shore, and his discoveries in the colored shell.Willmott
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.Henry Fielding
When a thing is done, it's done. Don't look back. Look forward to your next objective.George C. Marshall
The chief proof of mans greatness lies in his perception of his own smallness.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.Abraham Lincoln
Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think that you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.Ayn Rand
It has always seemed to me extreme presumptuousness on the part of those who want to make human ability the measure of what nature can and knows how to do, since, when one comes down to it, there is not one effect in nature, no matter how small, that eve
I realized early on that the academy and the literary world alike-and I don't think there really is a distinction between the two-are always dominated by fools, knaves, charlatans and bureaucrats. And that being the case, any human being, male or female, of whatever status, who has a voice of her or his own, is not going to be liked.