A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?