Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day.
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought.
Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.
For the past ten years I have had no financial problems.
You never really know a man until you have divorced him.
Husbands are like fires. They go out when unattended.
Our whole life is solving puzzles.
I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.
Competitions are for horse, not artist.
The most persistent sound which reverberates through man's history is the beating of war drums.
Macho doesn't prove mucho.
Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
If the creator had a purpose in equipping us with a neck, he surely meant us to stick it out.
Our whole life is solving puzzles.
I never hate a man enough to give him his diamonds back.
The academy gave me a grounding in discipline and hard work that has sustained me throughout my life, and the lessons I learned there I now try to impress on young people.
It is well to be alone. It fertilizes the creative impulse.
I'm not doing my philanthropic work, out of any kind of guilt, or any need to create good public relations. I'm doing it because I can afford to do it, and I believe in it.
I call everyone 'Darling' because I can't remember their names.
Prometheus is reaching out for the stars with an empty grin on his face.
A man in love is incomplete until he has married -- then he's finished.
The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.
The Cube is an imitation of life itself - or even an improvement on life.
I can only hope that neither of my daughters was scarred by their upbringing.
Just as we could have rode into the sunset, along came the Internet, and it tripled the significance of the PC.
When I'm alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument.
I want a man who's kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire?
A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.
I'm a great housekeeper. I get divorced. I keep the house.
So give me a turbulent world as opposed to a quiet world and I'll take the turbulent one.
Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity.
Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5, 000 Gideon Bibles.
True creativity often starts where language ends.
I find little in the works of Beethoven, Berlioz, Wagner and others when they are led by a conductor who functions like a windmill.
The Cube can seem alive as it heats up in your hand.
The fact that each face of the Cube is made of three layers of three blocks has an important meaning.
My entire learning process is slow, because I have no visual memory.
During the first six years of my life, Hungary was one of the most important components of the Habsburg dynasty's vast Austro-Hungarian Empire, but after World War I it became an independent national entity.
Mathematical discoveries, like springtime violets in the woods, have their season which no man can hasten or retard.
How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own?
There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment - and you start to decline.
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
I know nothing about sex, because I was always married.
Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail, with the bleached skeleton of discarded theories which once seemed to possess eternal life.
The definition of the individual was: a multitude of one million divided by one million.
The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
I believe that it is my job not only to write books but to have them published.
A book is like a child. You have to defend the life of a child.
It is correct that I overlooked the contamination of the party, not just now but also in the past.
I also had a mistaken attitude towards certain comrades.
As to Magyar, I think that my speech was incorrect, inappropriate.