"Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world."
"Wisdom is like electricity. There is no permanently wise man, but persons capable of wisdom, who, being put into certain company, or other favorable conditions, become wise for a short time, as glasses rubbed acquire electric power for a while."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Not only will atomic power be released, but someday we will harness the rise and fall of the tides and imprison the rays of the sun.”
- Thomas Edison
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."
- Albert Einstein
"What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?"
- Henry David Thoreau