Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.
You cannot beat a roulette table unless you steal money from it.
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
In art, and in the higher ranges of science, there is a feeling of harmony which underlies all endeavor. There is no true greatness in art or science without that sense of harmony.
The man of science is a poor philosopher
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
I cannot conceive of a God who rewards and punishes his creatures, or has a will of the type of which we are conscious ourselves.
It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.
The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
Though our conduct seems so very different from that of the higher animals, the primary instincts are much alike in them and in us.
I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe.
When I read the Bhagavad-Gita and reflect about how God created this universe everything else seems so superfluous.