A revolution is impossible without a revolutionary situation; furthermore, not every revolutionary situation leads to revolution.
The United States consumes power per land-area at a rate three times the average. Even though they are more energy efficient, densely populated industrial countries like Germany, Britain and Japan have even bigger power consumption per area.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one’s intelligence without the guidance of another.
From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.
Most of physics is about energy, and physicists understand inefficiencies. I wanted to write a book about our energy options in a neutral, human-accessible form.
What men call accident is God’s own part.
To the poet, his travels, his adventures, his loves, his indignations are finally resolved in verse, and this, in the end becomes his permanent, indestructible life.
Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.
The press should be not only a collective propagandist and a collective agitator, but also a collective organizer of the masses.