Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
What goes up must come down.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.