When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
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 stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
The future ain't what it used to be.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
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
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.