My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
The investigation of nature is an infinite pasture-ground where all may graze, and where the more bite, the longer the grass grows, the sweeter is its flavor, and the more it nourishes.
Maybe this world is another planet's Hell.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.