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.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
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.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.