Alex Colville quotes

  • Americans think the only funny Brits are John Cleese, Benny Hill and whoever makes our toothpaste. They're not laughing with us, they are laughing at us.

  • Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

  • The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.

  • Some of my academic friends think Ive fallen from a very special grace.

  • Once a leader delegates, he should show utmost confidence in the people he has entrusted.

  • Science fiction is a field of writing where, month after month, every printed word implies to hundreds of thousands of people: 'There is change. Look, today's fantastic story is tomorrow's fact.

  • Find a need and fill it. Successful businesses are founded on the needs of people.

  • It is emphatically the case that life could not arise spontaneously in a primeval soup from its kind.

  • I know this because I understand now what love really feels like. The kind that consumes you. Love holds the power to break you. It holds the power to complete you.

  • My mom was on welfare and the occasional food stamp, but I have never participated in any of those governmental programs, even the ones that kind of work like education, scholarships and whatever, and I managed to do just fine.