One aim of the Boy Scouts scheme is to revive amongst us, if possible, some of the rules of the knights of old.
I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it's a very poor scheme for survival.
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.
For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe. Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.
H. L. Mencken
I have a scheme for stopping war. It's this - no nation is allowed to enter a war till they have paid for the last one.
In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
People used to think that private equity was basically just a compensation scheme, but it is much more about making companies more efficient.
Acting is not an important job in the scheme of things. Plumbing is.
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
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