A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.
Power over a man’s subsistence is power over his will.
Hard words are very rarely useful. Real firmness is good for every thing. Strut is good for nothing.
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have is this. When I have a subject in mind. I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it… the effort which I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
Those who do not industrialize become hewers of wood and haulers of water.