"Sometimes thinking too much can destroy your momentum."
"It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved."
US philosopher, professor
"The deeper we look into nature the more we recognize that it is full of life, and the more profoundly we know that all life is a secret, and we are all united to all this life."
Dr. Albert Schweitzer
humanitarian, theologian, missionary, organist, and medical doctor
("The Quest of the Historical Jesus")
"A man is not old as long as he is seeking something."
French lampoonist, moralist, historian of the life sciences, biologist, popularizer scientific, pacifist, humanistic, anticlerical...
("Le Retour des Pauvres (Return of the Poor)")
"I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation."
US singer, songwriter
(married to Jay-Z)
"When people say, 'You're breaking my heart,' they do in fact usually mean that you're breaking their genitals."
("Reach for the Ground: The Downhill Struggle of Jeffrey Bernard")
"If something ever happens to me, people are gonna be like 'we knew a croc would get him!'"
Australian wildlife conservationist
("The Crocodile Hunter")
"If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor."
("The Life and Hard Times of Heidi Abromowitz")
"If a figure looks interesting, it's probably wrong."
Sir Claus Moser
German-born English statistician
"I got more mail than anybody on the history of The Today Show, but half of it was to get me off the air."
US TV person