Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Only a woman can make you feel wrong for doing something right.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.