Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Nature is not human-hearted.