Science can only determine what is, but not what shall be, and beyond its realm, value judgements remain indispensable. Religion, on the other hand, is concerned only with evaluating human thought and actions; it is not qualified to speak of real facts and the relationships between them.
Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.
I lived in solitude in the country and noticed how the monotony of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds
All our lauded technological progress -- our very civilization - is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal.
We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.
A theory can be proved by experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
The finest emotion of which we are capable is the mystic emotion.
I don't know the weapons that will be used in the Third World War, but in the Forth men will use wood and stones
One need only think of the weather, in which case the prediction even for a few days ahead is impossible.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.
The foundation of morality should not be made dependent on myth nor tied to any authority lest doubt about the myth or about the legitimacy of the authority imperil the foundation of sound judgment and action.
I am satisfied with the mystery of the eternity of life and with the awareness and a glimpse of the marvelous structure of the existing world, together with the devoted striving to comprehend a portion, be it ever so tiny, of the Reason that manifest