After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
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.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
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.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
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.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
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.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
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.