The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle.
Quote by Eric Hoffer
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Where there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains.
We used to think that revolutions are the cause of change. Actually it is the other way around: change prepares the ground for revolution.
The fear of becoming a 'has-been' keeps some people from becoming anything.
To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.
Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.
It is remarkable by how much a pinch of malice enhances the penetrating power of an idea or an opinion. Our ears, it seems, are wonderfully attuned to sneers and evil reports about our fellow men.
Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right. He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.
The savior who wants to turn men into angels is as much a hater of human nature as the totalitarian despot who wants to turn them into puppets.
The greatest weariness comes from work not done.
Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature.
I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends that's the good stuff in life.
You know, the reward for 'Captain America' is amazing. It's always fun to see a giant spectacle film and see the fun stuff - the special effects.
When I was a little boy I used to borrow my father's hat, and make a press card to stick in the hat band. That was the way reporters were always portrayed in the movies.
Life must be a constant education one must learn everything, from speaking to dying.
If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.
The death of my father is probably the biggest thing that I ever faced. Daddy and I were best friends.
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.