Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Boards don't hit back.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
A lie never lives to be old.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Thought is free.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.