It was the experience of mystery – even if mixed with fear – that engendered religion.
The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.
I have just got a new theory of eternity.
There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
It is only to the individual that a soul is given..
True religion is real living; living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness and righteousness.
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
I am a deeply religious nonbeliever – this is a somewhat new kind of religion.
The faster you go, the shorter you are.
Never lose a holy curiosity.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.