Darwin, Charles (1809-1882)
"I am not the least afraid to die."
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm (1770-1831)
"Only one man ever understood me. And he really didn't understand me."
Marx, Karl (1818-1883) On his death bed.
"Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough!"
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them."
Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)
"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."
H. G. Wells (1866-1946)
"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."
"The difference between 'involvement' and 'commitment' is like an eggs-and-ham breakfast: the chicken was 'involved' - the pig was 'committed'."
"Black holes are where God divided by zero."
"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens."
Xenocrates (396-314 B.C.)
"I have often regretted my speech, never my silence."
Socrates (470-399 B.C.)
"My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher."
George Santayana (1863-1952)
"Sanity is a madness put to good uses."
Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899
"Everything that can be invented has been invented."
Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959)
"I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters."