Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Thought is free.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.