Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.