A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Sunlight is painting.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
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.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Every man's memory is his private literature.