Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.