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If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.
Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct for revenge for which no expedient is sufficiently poisonous, secret, subterranean, petty -- I call it the one mortal blemish of mankind.
I wouldn't mind dying -- it's that business of having to stay dead that scares the shit out of me.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.
Whatever is not nailed down is mine. What I can pry loose is not nailed down.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Luck can't last a lifetime unless you die young.
When a thing has been said, and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.