It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.