The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice.
Everyone tries to define this thing called Character. It's not hard. Character is doing what's right when nobody's looking Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure.
It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle
Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury--to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for every one, best for both the body and the mind.
Any power must be an enemy of mankind which enslaves the individual by terror or force, whether it arises under a facets government or communist flag. All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded to the individual.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.