There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
I am not now That which I have been.
Humility is attentive patience.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic