Never knock on Death’s door: ring the bell and run away! Death really hates that!
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
He may be mad, but there’s method in his madness. There nearly always is method in madness. It’s what drives men mad, being methodical.
Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good.
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read "President Can’t Swim". – Lyndon B. Johnson