Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Certain signs precede certain events.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
What goes up must come down.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
The less you know, the more you believe.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.