The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
Everything is perfect and there is always room for improvement.
The degree of one’s emotions varies inversely with one’s knowledge of the facts.
Why is propaganda so much more successful when it stirs up hatred than when it tries to stir up friendly feeling?
There is no need to worry about mere size. We do not necessarily respect a fat man more than a thin man. Sir Isaac Newton was very much smaller than a hippopotamus, but we do not on that account value him less.
Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
I’ve made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I’m convinced of the opposite.
The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself.
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don’t know.