The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.