Treat a boy like a fool and he’ll act like a fool, I say, but there’s some folks need convincing.
Thus there arose in me both a need and a plan for the foundation of the human sciences.
There is no need to worry about mere size. We do not necessarily respect a fat man more than a thin man. Sir Isaac Newton was very much smaller than a hippopotamus, but we do not on that account value him less.
The gods do not need sacrifices, so what might one do to please them? Acquire wisdom, it seems to me, and do all the good in one’s power to those humans who deserve it.
Economic growth and human development need to go hand in hand. Human values need to be advocated vigorously.
The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
I know there is pain when sawmills close and people lose jobs, but we have to make a choice. We need water and we need these forests.
We need an amendment that gives us the right to vote protected by the federal government and the Constitution.
The most important innovators often don’t need any technologies – just imagination and acute sensitivity to people’s needs.