A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Moonlight is sculpture.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
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?
Nothing is black or white.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.