Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.
I have two doctors - my left leg and my right leg
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out.
Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
Socrates gave no diplomas or degrees, and would have subjected any disciple who demanded one to a disconcerting catechism on the nature of true knowledge.
Their demands were limited and practical, and for that reasonthey successfully initiated a movement that led in the end to yet undreamt-of liberties for all.
A little man often cast a long shadow.
In those days, before it became scientific, cricket was the best game in the world to watch, with its rapid sequence of amusing incidents, each ball a potential crisis!
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.
If the French noblesse had been capable of playing cricket with their peasants, their chateaux would never have been burnt.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.