The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
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.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
My specialty is detached malevolence.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
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.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Sunlight is painting.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.