Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
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.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
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.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Every man's memory is his private literature.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
A person preaches well that lives well.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.