Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
Everyone should be respected as an individual but no one idolized.
One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
True religion is real living living with all one's soul with all one's goodness and righteousness.
I am a deeply religious nonbeliever - this is a somewhat new kind of religion.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Science without religion is lame religion without science is blind.
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
Politics is for the present but an equation is for eternity.
Pure mathematics is in its way the poetry of logical ideas.
I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.
Peace cannot be kept by force it can only be achieved by understanding.
Heroism on command senseless violence and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation not because of any lack of order in nature.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.
Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
Force always attracts men of low morality.
People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.
You can't blame gravity for falling in love.