These heroes of finance are like beads on a string; when one slips off, all the rest follow.
Do not expect the world to look bright, if you habitually wear gray-brown glasses.
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
A forest bird never wants a cage.
What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
Castles in the air – they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too.
All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgements of probabilities, and not on certainties.