To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.