There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
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The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it, they work in it because they excel.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else.
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.
In a typical history book, black Americans are mentioned in the context of slavery or civil rights. There's so much more to the story.
I've been through it all, baby, I'm mother courage.
Our nation is too different, too diverse to say that what works in Massachusetts is somehow going to be grabbed by the federal government, usurping the power of states and imposing a one-size-fits-all plan on the nation. That will not work.
War is like love it always finds a way.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
When science, art, literature, and philosophy are simply the manifestation of personality they are on a level where glorious and dazzling achievements are possible, which can make a man's name live for thousands of years.
Right now people seem to be very tentative about the positive benefits of capitalism.
You may encounter defeats, but you must not be defeated.
My goal wasn't to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers.
The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.