It is only to the individual that a soul is given.
To the Master’s honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton’s ground.
God may be subtle, but he isn’t plain mean.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
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.
Mozart’s music is so pure and beautiful that I see it as a reflection of the inner beauty of the universe.
I want to go when I want. It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share; it is time to go. I will do it elegantly.
I have just got a new theory of eternity.
Never lose a holy curiosity.
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.
Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.