Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Nothing is black or white.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
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.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.