Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Freedom lies in being bold.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
Effective action is always unjust.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Once you label me you negate me.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.