I had an epiphany a few years ago where I was out at a celebrity party and it suddenly dawned on me that I had yet to meet a celebrity who is as smart and interesting as any of my friends.
The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.
If I have learned anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?
In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
Outings are so much more fun when we can savor them through the children's eyes.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me they are wonderful things for other people to go on.