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“An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.”
“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”
“That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.”
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
“The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.”
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
“New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.”
“If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.”
“When a great genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him."
“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”
“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.”
“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”
“Live to the point of tears.”
“Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given.”
“The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.”
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
“Knowledge is not for knowing: knowledge is for cutting.”
“10 percent of any population is cruel, and 10 percent is merciful, the remaining can be moved in either direction.”
“For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.”
“A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push."
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
“Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it.”
“I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.”
“Civil government is in reality instituted for the defense of the rich against the poor, or of those who have some property against those who have none at all.”
“Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.”
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
“Fortune sides with him who dares.”
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”
“Be not the slave of your own past"
“Patience is power.
Patience is not an absence of action."
“No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.”
“Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral."
“Free election of masters does not abolish the masters or the slaves.”
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