"Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them."
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"The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor."
"There is no real wealth but the labor of man."
"Labor is still, and ever will be, the inevitable price set upon everything which is valuable."
"The biggest labor problem is tomorrow."
"You are the land. The land is you."
"O lands! O all so dear to me -- what you are, I become part of that, whatever it is."
"Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed."
"With one hand he put a penny in the urn of poverty, and with the other took a shilling out."
"The language of truth is unadorned and always simple."
"I do not mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is an language I do not understand."
"Some people drink deeply from the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle."
"To me the charm of an encyclopedia is that it knows and I needn't."
"To know the right means of getting something done is virtually to have done it."
"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life."
"A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting."
"It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity."
"Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give luster, and many more people see than weigh."
"Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet."
"One may understand the Cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star."
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