Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
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.?
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Common sense is not so common.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.