What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
We all owe death a life.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.