A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.