He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.