When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
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.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.