Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
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.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
A good liar must have a good memory.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call 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.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.