He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
George Bernard Shaw
Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened.
I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.