Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
People fall forward to success.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Our true nationality is mankind.