Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Sunlight is painting.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.