I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
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.?
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
The future ain't what it used to be.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
An idea is salvation by imagination
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.