Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.