Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
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.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.