We shall never get people whose time is money to take much interest in atoms.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust.
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.
Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It’s a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us.