Stop! I have a mind and I'm not afraid to use it.
And yes, I have a gun, too.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
- Abraham Lincoln
Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
- Winston Churchill
The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau
Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.
- John Dewey