The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
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.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.