Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.
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Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.
It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
I am a deeply religious nonbeliever - this is a somewhat new kind of religion.
You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I've only ever had one.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
God always takes the simplest way.
In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
Making movies is a way of understanding myself and the world.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age.
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
I tend to stay up late, not because I'm partying but because it's the only time of the day when I'm alone and don't have to be performing.
How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, Stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year.
Some people go to priests others to poetry I to my friends.
My Dad, a small-town lawyer, was also named Paul. Until we lost him when I was 16, he was a gentle presence in my life. I like to think he'd be proud of me and my sister and brothers, because I'm sure proud of him and of where I come from, Janesville, Wisconsin.
I love marriage.