"My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale."
"Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under an obligation."
"I come from pioneer stock, developers of the West, people who went out into the wilderness and set up home with nothing but a pair of oxen."
"It is often the failure who is the pioneer in new lands, new undertakings, and new forms of expression."
"But whatever my failure, I have this thing to remember - that I was a pioneer in my profession, just as my grandfathers were in theirs, in that I was the first man in this section to earn his living as a writer."