Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.