You always admire what you really don't understand.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
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.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
An idea is salvation by imagination
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!