I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.