The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
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.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.