Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.