I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Once you label me you negate me.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Boards don't hit back.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
It ain't over 'til it's over.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
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.?
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.