I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Nothing is black or white.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.