You always admire what you really don't understand.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.