We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
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.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.