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.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Sunlight is painting.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.
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.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.