All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
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.?
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
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.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
That which costs little is less valued.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.