A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Courage is grace under pressure.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
The day of individual happiness has passed
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Once you label me you negate me.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.