A brick could be used as a stand in for something to stand on, when a ladder’s on location in another location.
For success is for the ignorant That is what makes it original
Oh, hey, kettle, I’m pot and wow, you’re black.” - Owen
The pinnacle of every conversation is coming to the point.
In this town to know three languages is an unnecessary luxury. It's not even a luxury, but a sort of unnecessary addition, like a sixth finger. We have a great deal of superfluous knowledge.
Possibility is not a luxury; it is as crucial as bread.
I think wow, I imagine this is what it's like to have friends.
It takes skill to win a battle, but brains to win a war.
The condition of women in a nation is the real measure of its progress.
The point isn't to win the game. The point is to play a beautiful game. (paraphrased)
Pride is the luxury of the strong".
It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him.
Thu luxury of one class is counterbalanced by the indigence of another.
I silently smiled at my incessant good fortune.
In war, the key to victory is the ability to surprise one's opponent.
Once, I had a dream of fame. Generally, even then, I was lonely.
You've got to be in it to win it
Success needs no authorization, yet failure requires permission.
Fame for the lames, fortune for the brains.
Worrying paralyzes progress; prayer, preparation and persistence ensures it.
It is not the victory of science that distinguishes our nineteenth century, but the victory of scientific method over science.