Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities.
The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?
The word 'God' is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation, no matter how subtle, can (for me) change this.
The laws of gravity cannot be held responcible for people falling in love.
The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.