Those who have more power are liable to sin more; no theorem in geometry is more certain than this.
Gottfried Wilhelm Von Leibniz
How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, there lies your vocation.
I think; therefore I am.
Mathematics is written for mathematicians.
Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.
Nature uses as little as possible of anything.
Better than a play!
King of England ( Charles Stuart) Charles II
Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.
John Maynard Keynes
Do to others what you would have them do to you.
It is labour indeed that puts the difference on everything.
True thanksgiving means that we need to thank God for what He has done for us, and not to tell Him what we have done for Him. -
George R Hendrick
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Beneath this sod A poet lies, or that which once seemed he-- Oh, lift one thought in prayer for S. T. C.! That he, who many a year, with toil of breath, Found death in life, may here find life in death.
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them.
Baruch (Benedict de) Spinoza
Every night and every morn Some to misery are born; Every morn and every night Some are born to sweet delight.
What is tolerance? -- it is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly -- that is the first law of nature.
Labor was the first price, the original purchase-money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labor, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.