Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
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.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
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.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
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.