Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
People fall forward to success.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.