Security is an illusion. Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing at all.
Isn't it interesting that the same people who laugh at science fiction listen to weather forecasts and economists?
Life is easier than you'd think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable, and bear the intolerable.
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
The Earth is the Cradle of the Mind -- but one cannot eternally live in a cradle.
Science is the search for truth - it is not a game in which one tries to beat his opponent, to do harm to others. We need to have the spirit of science in international affairs, to make the conduct of international affairs the effort to find t he right solution, the just solution of international problems, not the effort by each nation to get the better of other nations, to do harm to them when it is possible.
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.
If there is no worker involvement, there is no quality system.
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.