Before I speak, I have something important to say.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Common sense is not so common.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.