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Foolproof systems do not take into account the ingenuity of fools.

Foolproof systems do not take into account the ingenuity of fools.

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The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices -- against half the human race -- that are read more

The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices -- against half the human race -- that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.

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No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he read more

No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.

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The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does read more

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

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A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.

A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.

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It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be read more

It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, "The Beryl Coronet".

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It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest read more

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.

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I find it unusual that it is more socially acceptable to complain about what you have than it is to read more

I find it unusual that it is more socially acceptable to complain about what you have than it is to ask for what you want.

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Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.

Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.

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