True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
History is written by the victors.
Never give in - never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.