When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.