The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
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.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.