A man's mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions.
What refuge is there for the victim who is oppressed with the feeling that there are a thousand new books he ought to read, while life is only long enough for him to attempt to read a hundred?
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
thought evolution intelligence
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living.
Worth Living Living Enthusiasm
The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king wrote over his library,'The medicines of the soul.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked
insanity mind Logic
Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
Because Playing Grow
Where we love is home,
Home that the feet may leave,
but not our hearts.
home love never-leave
Science is the topography of ignorance.
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor.
Upper Floor Piece
A child's education should begin at least 100 years before he was born.
A mind that is stretched by new experiences can never go back to its old dimensions.