A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.