Adams and Sellars show us its seductive horror, the painful dilemma that no amount of hindsight can assuage. Lord, ... these affairs are hard on the heart.
The most beautiful philosophical song existing in any known tongue.
I'll never forget his walk I'll never forget the way he stepped out of the car.... This kind of strut. He had done it.
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.
There must be no barriers for freedom of inquiry. There is no place for dogma in science. The scientist is free, and must be free to ask any question, to doubt any asssertion, to seek for any evidence, to correct any errors.
I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.
The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass and beyond there is a different country.
The open society, the unrestricted access to knowledge, the unplanned and uninhibited association of men for its furtherance - these are what may make a vast, complex, ever growing, ever changing, ever more specialized and expert technological world, nevertheless a world of human community.