captivating quotations from movies, television, literature and people - curated by actual geeks.
I should as soon think of swimming across Charles River when I wish to go to Boston, as of reading all my books in originals when I have them rendered for me in my mother tongue.
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
The measure of a master is his success in bringing all men round to his opinion twenty years later.
A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.