Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
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.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.