The beautiful, which is perhaps inseparable from art, is not after all tied to the subject, but to the pictorial representation. In this way and in no other does art overcome the ugly without avoiding it.
Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough You must take action.
A lively, disinterested, persistent looking for truth is extraordinarily rare. Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not to be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism or doubt.
Misery is when you make your bed and then your mother tells you it's the day she's changing the sheets.
Better be ill spoken of by one before all than by all before one.
Communism is like one big phone company.
I have read your book and much like it.
May every young scientist remember... and not fail to keep his eyes open for the possibility that an irritating failure of his apparatus to give consistent results may once or twice in a lifetime conceal an important discovery.
I can't complain, but sometimes I still do.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
I feel it is time that I also pay tribute to my four writers, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
When I found the skull in the woods, the first thing I did was call the police. But then I got curious about it. I picked it up, and started wondering who this person was, and why he had deer horns.
A memory is a photograph taken by the heart to make a special moment last forever.
I have the heart of a child. I keep it in a jar on my shelf.
Carl Spackler IT'S IN THE HOLE.
The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.
To the question whether I am a pessimist or an optimist, I answer that my knowledge is pessimistic, but my willing and hoping are optimistic.
I'm the only person of distinction who's ever had a depression named for him.
There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things.