Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it.
I want to know [God’s] thoughts, the rest are details.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.
Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today’s events.
I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.
The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal.
The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.
Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.