The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
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.?
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Humility is attentive patience.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.