All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
God does not play dice.
It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
God may be subtle, but he isn’t plain mean.
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.
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.
Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
The state is made for man, not man for the state…. That is to say, the state should be our servant and not we its slaves