After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
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.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.