I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Dare to risk public criticism.