We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
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.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
I am not now That which I have been.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
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?
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Humility is attentive patience.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.