We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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 question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
People fall forward to success.