God cannot alter the past, but historians can.
No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have, and I think he's a dirty little beast.
Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life.
Money, we know, will fetch anything and command the service of any man.
An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject and how to avoid them.
Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman. Believing what he read made him mad.
The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
The idea of legally establishing inalienable, inherent and sacred rights of the individual is not of political but religious origin.