As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Idealism and science continue to function in separate compartments; and yet “the happiness of man on earth” depends upon their combination.
- Lewis Mumford
A man doesn’t begin to attain wisdom until he recognizes that he is no longer indispensable.
– Richard E. Byrd
The greatest danger we face is not any particular kind of thought. The greatest danger we face is absence of thought.
The apple cannot be stuck back on the Tree of Knowledge; once we begin to see, we are doomed and challenged to seek the strength to see more, not less.
Everyone should have legends. It allows us to dream. – Anna Leonowens
Then where does the power come from, to see the race to its end? From within. – Eric Liddell
Words can be very powerful. I find them very difficult.
Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible; reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless. Even the possible can be senseless.
- Max Born