There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
A jug fills drop by drop.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Sunlight is painting.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.