Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.