How vile and despicable war seems to me! I would rather be hacked to pieces than take part in such an abominable business.
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way.
Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect, as well as for the star. Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.
The value of achievement lies in the achieving.
Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity.
It is appallingly obvious that our technology exceeds our humanity.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom.