Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.