Try to be original in your play and as clever as possible; but don’t be afraid to show yourself foolish; we must have freedom of thinking, and only he is an imancipated thinker who is not afraid to write foolish things.[В пьесе старайся быть оригинальным и по возможности умным, но не бойся показаться глупым; нужно вольнодумство, а только тот вольнодумец, кто не боится писать глупостей.]
The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think.
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The revolutionary and critical thinker is in a certain way always outside of his society while of course he is at the same time also in it.
The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.
The man who doesn’t make up his mind to cultivate the habit of thinking misses the greatest pleasure in life.