Faith in God is optional, but faith in the self – in the spirit within, is imperative.
The ultimate goal of humanity is knowledge.
Perception of nature is perception of truth.
The more I write, the more I find it hard to describe my work with any contemporary label.
The most important questions of life do not have any factual answers.
People don't care for facts, unless they can feel those facts in their bones.
Start small and keep going.
For self-educated scientists and thinkers such as Charles Darwin, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Leonardo-da-Vinci, Michael Faraday, myself and many others, education is a relentless voyage of discovery. To us education is an everlasting quest for knowledge and wisdom.
Without attachment, a naked body is merely a lifeless sex-toy.
I don't know a lot of things, but the one thing I do know is that I don't know a lot of things.
Wisdom or enlightenment is not white, black or brown – it’s not christian, muslim, jew, hindu or atheist – it’s not homosexual or heterosexual – it’s not reductionist, empirical or sentimental – it’s not belief or disbelief. True enlightenment or wisdom or understanding or insight, whatever we call it, is beyond all opposites – it‘s beyond materialism and spiritualism – it’s beyond atheism and theism – it’s beyond all intellectualism and cynicism.
Artificial intelligence will not destroy this planet, irresponsible human intelligence will.
Knowledge begins with the acceptance of ignorance.
It takes courage to accept one's ignorance.
Life without liberty, is a life not lived, and life without truth, is a life not understood.
The search of truth and understanding is an infinite adventure.
I prefer to be seen as a know-nothing idiot, than a know-it-all bigot.
The first step of learning is acceptance of ignorance.
Being famous is not the same as being right.
Sometimes we have to be wrong before we can be right.