People fall forward to success.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.