I am thankful to the Nobel committee for recognising the plight of millions of children who are suffering in this modern age.
There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers.
We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood.
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.
It’s hard for the donkeys to win the race if they’re going to carry the elephants on their backs.
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.
The god whom science recognizes must be a God of universal laws exclusively, a God who does a wholesale, not a retail business. He cannot accommodate his processes to the convenience of individuals.
Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial interaction with sensible particulars as they occur, whether they copy these in advance or not.
Is life worth living? It all depends on the liver.
It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.