A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.
— Theodor Adorno

It took me a long time to get selected as an astronaut. In fact, I applied for 20 years before I was selected.
John L. Phillips applies quote

Common sense is calculation applied to life.
— Henri Frederic Amiel

Politics is applied biology.
— Ernst Haeckel

You can't trust politicians. It doesn't matter who makes a political speech. It's all lies - and it applies to any rock star who wants to make a political speech as well.
— applies quotation by Bob Geldof