Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
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.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Be that self which one truly is.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
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.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Give up trying to make me give up
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Freedom is from within.