There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.