He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Moonlight is sculpture.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
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.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.