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.?
A lie never lives to be old.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
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.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Nothing is black or white.