The highest principles for our aspirations and judgements are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition. It is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations.
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.
The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet
A man's moral worth is not measured by what his religious beliefs are but rather by what emotional impulses he has received from Nature during his lifetime.
People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.
We all try to escape pain and death, while we seek what is pleasant.
Force always attracts men of low morality.
It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind.
Vegetarian food leaves a deep impression on our nature. If the whole world adopts vegetarianism, it can change the destiny of humankind.
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking... the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.