The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
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.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.