A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Thought is free.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.