“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality.
It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day.
Never lose a holy curiosity."
"Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly
submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence."
"Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods."
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school."
"There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle."
"The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat."
"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives."
"A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy."
"Only a life lived for others is a life worth while ."
"A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of others."