Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Prayers without accordant action are silent lies told to oneself, heard by no God, amounting to nothing. Action is the language of truth, the prayers of the Saints.
If voting made any difference they wouldn’t let us do it.
The test of a first rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Writing my own novels in the ’90s…I never imagined that in ten years, science and rationality would require explanation and defense in a world rocked and ruled by religious fervor.
The solutions all are simple…after you have arrived at them. But they’re simple only when you know already what they are.
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift – and the rational mind is a faithful servant. – We have created a society that honors the servant – and has forgotten the gift.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.