It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Each soul is potentially divine.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.