The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.
To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure.
You can talk about capitalism and communism and all that sort of thing, but the important thing is the struggle everybody is engaged in to get better living conditions, and they are not interested too much in government.
Every man has a right to be wrong in his opinions. But no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.
Two things are bad for the heart - running up stairs and running down people.
Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can't be done except by liars.
Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.
Millions saw the apple fall, Newton was the only one who asked why?