God is subtle, but he is not malicious.
If men as individuals surrender to the call of their elementary instincts, avoiding pain and seeking satisfaction only for their own selves, the result for them all taken together must be a state of insecurity, of fear, and of promiscuous misery.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
The man of science is a poor philosopher.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
One may say the eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
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