I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
A jug fills drop by drop.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.