I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
The future ain't what it used to be.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
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.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
An idea is salvation by imagination
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.