Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
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.
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.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
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
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.