All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.