The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A human being is a deciding being.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.