Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.