To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.