The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
The day of individual happiness has passed
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
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.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Nothing is black or white.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Humility is attentive patience.