You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.