How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Boards don't hit back.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
The day of individual happiness has passed
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.