We think we understand the rules when we become adults but what we really experienced is a narrowing of the imagination.
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
It is good to obey all the rules when you’re young, so you’ll have the strength to break them when you’re old.
Better the rule of One, whom all obey,
Than to let clamorous demagogues betray
Our freedom with the kiss of anarchy.
And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way.