Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
There is so much good in the worst of us, And so much bad in the best of us, That it ill behooves any of us, To say anything about the rest of us.
Show me a man who cannot bother to do little things and I’ll show you a man who cannot be trusted to do big things.
Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t.
The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
For a long time, I have been trying to see if it would be possible to describe the history of thought as distinct both from the history of ideas (by which I mean the analysis of systems of representation) and from the history of mentalities (by which I me
Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.