Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
What is to give light must endure burning.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Be that self which one truly is.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Humility is attentive patience.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.