I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Humility is attentive patience.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
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.?
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.