“Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen and that is the basic building block of the universe.”
“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.”
“The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size.”
All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
“To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”
“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
Litigant, noun, a person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
“The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.”