If one’s reach should exceed one’s grasp, then it must be better to fail in large enterprises than succeed in smaller ones.
“The check is in the mail” is sometimes true but “I was being funny” never is.
Science-based is to science what people’s republics are to republics.
Too little feminization prevents civilization, too much destroys it, and the trick is to find the inflection point.
Only poor salesmen have to believe in their product.
Great achievements do not excuse private vice, or justify it — they simply overwhelm it.
Everyone is conservative about what he understands, and ought to be about what he does not.
It is possible to win an argument, if you’re willing to forgo the awards ceremony.
To be in love with love is an affliction; yet to hate it is more common, and more serious.
To take a bribe and deliver nothing in return makes one no less corrupt, only less reliable.