Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.