Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Each soul is potentially divine.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.